hype up

Definition of hype up


  1. :  to make (someone) very excited The announcer was trying to hype the crowd up before the show started. —often used as hyped up I was so hyped up, I couldn't sleep.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a narcotics addict

    :  hypodermic

  1. :  stimulate, enliven

    :  increase

  1. :  put on, deceive

    :  to promote or publicize extravagantly

  1. :  deception, put-on

    :  publicity

    :  promotional publicity of an extravagant or contrived kind

  1. :  excellent, cool

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated

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